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5 days ago

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The Chelsea Community Fair will take place August 21-25, 2018! Come check out the various events, including rides, livestock & showmanship, demolition derbys, and more! Photo courtesy of Burrill Strong
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The Chelsea Community Fair will take place August 21-25, 2018! Come check out the various events, including rides, livestock & showmanship, demolition derbys, and more! Photo courtesy of Burrill Strong
chelseafair.org

2 weeks ago

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Dexter Daze, taking place on August 10 and 11, has occurred annually for 47 years. Enthusiasm and community growth have developed an event that includes artisans, crafters, businesses and free entertainment for the whole family!
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Dexter Daze, taking place on August 10 and 11, has occurred annually for 47 years. Enthusiasm and community growth have developed an event that includes artisans, crafters, businesses and free entertainment for the whole family! 
dexterdaze.org

2 weeks ago

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We have exciting news! Now through August 19 is the first #LoveLivCo photo contest! Enter for your chance to win some tasty prizes from the Brighton-Howell area!

For official rules and how to participate, click here: lccvb.org/photoContest.html
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3 weeks ago

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You have a new place to recreate! Hamburg Township has connected the Mike Levine Lakelands Trail with the Huron River Water Trail in the West Bennett Park. Grounds crew installed Trex planking, across the soft muck along Hall Creek to provide safe access to the Creek. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

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The Manchester Street Festival is Saturday, August 4, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. You'll find a vintage car show, festival marketplace, duck race, draft show, a kids bike race, live music, and a beer tent! You won't want to miss this spectacular community event!
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The Manchester Street Festival is Saturday, August 4, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Youll find a vintage car show, festival marketplace, duck race, draft show, a kids bike race, live music, and a beer tent! You wont want to miss this spectacular community event!
https://www.facebook.com/ManchesterStreetFestival/

3 weeks ago

The Big 400

You have a new place to recreate! Hamburg Township has connected the Mike Levine Lakelands Trail with the Huron River Water Trail in the West Bennett Park. Grounds crew installed Trex planking, across the soft muck along Hall Creek to provide safe access to the Creek. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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Sounds and Sights Festival Weekend will take place in Chelsea July 26-28. The two-day, three-night festival features live music and social tent, kids' entertainment and activities, a classic car show, and much more! Also be sure to check out Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights, which runs through August 16!
chelseafestivals.com/festival/
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Sounds and Sights Festival Weekend will take place in Chelsea July 26-28. The two-day, three-night festival features live music and social tent,  kids entertainment and activities, a classic car show, and much more! Also be sure to check out Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights, which runs through August 16!
https://chelseafestivals.com/festival/
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The Big 400 Wins The Michigan Governor’s Award

The Big 400 orginization received the Governor’s Award for the State of Michigan in March, 2014. The award is presented to an organization that shows innovation in tourism. The Big 400 is a tourism collaboration between neighboring towns that share 400 square miles of state park land. […read more]

Maple Fest 2014

The Big 400 Maple Fest will take place on March 8 & 9, 2014. Read more about breakfast locations, Maple tours and how-to workshops, wine releases and more. […read more]

The Big 400 wins Partners in Conservation Award

In December of 2013, the DNR announced that they would honor The Big 400 with a Partners in Conservation Award. Partners in Conservation awards are bestowed upon organizations or individuals who have been nominated by DNR staff in recognition of their outstanding contributions to natural resources in Michigan.  […read more]

Mill Lake Clean Up

Closed in 2000 due to disrepair, our volunteer efforts will help restore Historic Mill Lake for many to again enjoy. Michigan Cares for Tourism is hosting the first Michigan event on October 6 and 7 in Michigan’s Big 400!  Join us in Chelsea, Michigan to restore Historic Mill Lake, a 1934 cabin community that welcomed urban youth and others to their first travel and outdoor recreation experience. […read more]